The Mathematics Education Group's research aims to improve the teaching and learning of mathematics.

Our research encompasses a broad range of areas, including:

  • Algebraic thinking
  • Catering for students requiring additional support with mathematics
  • International comparative studies in mathematics education
  • Lesson study
  • Numeracy for immigrant and refugee children
  • Online assessment of mathematical thinking (SMART tests)
  • Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education
  • Students’ engagement in mathematics education
  • Students’ mathematical thinking, including decimals, fractions and algebra
  • Symbol use at the secondary-tertiary education interface
  • Teachers’ professional learning
  • Teachers’ professional statistical literacy
  • Technology in mathematics education: teaching, learning and assessment
  • Values and valuing in mathematics education.

For further information refer to our staff profiles or search for our staff on research gate.

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